Lawrence Ronald Thielbar was born February 17, 1935, in Walhalla, ND, to Clarence and Emelia (Robillard) Thielbar. He went to school in Olga and country school in Loam Township. In 1959, he entered the National Guard. Lawrence married the love of his life, Laura Wendt, on September 20, 1961. Lawrence and Laura farmed near Olga where they raised their family. In 1992, they moved to Langdon. He retired from farming in 1997. Lawrence loved farming, hunting, snowmobiling, motorcycling, and target shooting. He was a member of United Lutheran Church in Langdon.
Surviving Lawrence are his wife, Laura, of Langdon; children: Scott (Marnie), Lynda (Patrick) Davy, and Steven (Nancy); grandchildren: Kacey (Haylee) Hawkins, Kelsey (Nick) Schommer, Justyn Davy, Morgan Thielbar, and Chase Thielbar; great-grandson Jett Schommer; aunt Isabelle Bonnaime; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service for Lawrence will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon. Masks and social distancing are required.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Cavalier County Cancer Crusaders (c/o Mickey Cain, 210 8th Ave., Langdon), United Lutheran Church (1216 9th Ave., Langdon), or Lebanon Cemetery (504 15th Ave., Langdon).